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Bibliotheque Carnegie

2 Place Carnegie, 51100, Reims, France
+33 3 26 77 81 41
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Eye-catching architecture

Place worth visiting with time to spare highlighting architectural design from the 1920s. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Small gem

If you enjoy art deco do pop into this place. The facad is wonderful - even the flowerpots by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
“Eye-catching architecture”
3 weeks ago
“Small gem”
2 Place Carnegie, 51100, Reims, France
+33 3 26 77 81 41
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place worth visiting with time to spare highlighting architectural design from the 1920s. Lovely entrance to the building with a wonderful art deco entrance area. There is usually a display of some sorts based on the Champagne region. Very Eye-catching.

Thank Domdomdomdom_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy art deco do pop into this place. The facad is wonderful - even the flowerpots by the enterance is in style. The enterance hall has a fantastic chandelier and the reading room is a gem. There is so many details - like...More

Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Stop by to admire the exquisite Art Deco chandelier and stained glass windows. It's free!! Take a photo or two! And you can even use the quiet reading room to do research, surf the web, or read. This is not one of those big attractions...More

Thank NYandAussie
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The design won the gold medal at the Paris exposition of 1925, and the building was constructed with a gift from the Carnegie Foundation to replace a library destroyed in the First World War. Interior of the lobby, reading room and architectural details are exceptional...More

Thank 101coastie
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Spurred on by the reviews we went to the Carnegie as we have visited numerous other such libraries. Very disappointing. Unhelpful staff, not really anything to see, not the sort of place to spend any longer than 5 minutes.

Thank sawn44
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Library is small but very beautiful and if you wish to isolate in a quiet area to read, entrance is free even for tourists/visitors. No free Wifi unless you are a regular visitor though.

1  Thank SorayaBE
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We came across this remarkable library just by chance taking a meandering route from the Cathedral back to the train station. Really, I've never seen an art deco building quite like it. The detail inside and out was astonishing and I only wish I lived...More

Thank Hutch1963
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Built by Andrew Carnegie to replace Reim's library which was destroyed during WWI. It is so nice to see such a lovely building with beautiful grounds also be practical and well-used. This is definitely a must see! The lobby alone is worth the visit.

Thank DavidandAnna
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This library is such a beautiful surprise. The reception area is exquisite, as is the library room itself - and so peaceful. Almost makes you want to study again (almost!)

1  Thank roos1ter
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This is a wonderfully decorated library well worth a short visit. The building, the little garden in front and its location makes it a easy 15 min stop while visiting the beautiful Reims.

14  Thank EUcivilization
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